Best Selling Author, Executive Coach, Lead Expert Trainer, Speaker, Behavioral SuperPower Consultant, Behavioral SuperPower Coach, Servant Leader, Social Entrepreneur, Education Entrepreneur, Veteran Advocate, Mindset Management Expert, Life Coach, Motivational Educator, University Lecturer, Master Money Coach, and Certified Credit Expert
Jeff is an award-winning coach, trainer, and consultant.
A former Marine Sniper, Jeff integrates lessons learned from his time in the military into his coaching and training practice. He co-founded DreamSmart Academy to help groups, teams, and organizations decode human behavior and optimize performance through validated behavioral insights. Jeff and DreamSmart Academy emphasize the role behavior and social-emotional maturity plays in today’s marketplace.
DreamSmart Academy has for more than a decade, studied how individuals, families, and organizations behave. Whether under stress or during times of crisis and uncertainty. Behavior matters — everywhere and always.
As a behavioral management solutions provider, behavioral coach, and behavioral consultant, Jeff creates and implements actionable strategies that allow organizations to align behavioral differences, improve communications, and reduce relational friction while improving team and organizational performance. In short, organizations that implement behavioral-based solutions can expect three outcomes. A 23% increase in bottom-line productivity. Up to a 40% increase in individual performance. Up to a 70% increase in the overall group or team performance.
Jeff helps those he coaches and trains understand behavioral differences cause more than 87% of business and life performance challenges. He emphasizes transformational leaders understand behavior matters, and behavioral leaders know the importance of understanding their leadership style. They know the value of using their natural behavioral strengths and leveraging their struggles. Their leadership is impacted by how they most naturally communicate. The willingness of any leader to understand and manage this knowledge can shape and transform individuals, groups, teams, and organizations.
• Real Estate Agent
• University Lecturer
• Life Insurance Agent
• Lay Ministry Leadership
• Football & Basketball Coach
• GateKeeper Ministry Support Team
• Author of, The CEO Mindset™
• Co-Author of, Invest In Your Debt™
• Co-Author of, An American Crisis: Veterans’ Unemployment™ – Amazon Best Seller
• Co-author of, Money, Science, Emotions & You!
• Honorably Discharged Disabled Veteran
• Ceremonial Sergeant – Marine Recruit Depot
• U.S. Marine Corp. – Sergeant, 1st Marine Division Scout Sniper School Graduate
• Chief Scout for Charlie Company – 1st Battalion Seventh Marine Surveillance Target and Acquisition Platoon
Accomplishments & Recognitions • 10News Leadership Award, Finalist
• KPBS & Union Bank Heroes Award, Finalist
• America’s Business Excellence Award, Finalist
• San Diego Business Journal – CEO of the Year Award, Finalist
• The Classy Awards – Small Charity of the Year Award, Finalist
• The White House – Presidential Citizens Medal Award, Finalist
• California State Assembly – Community Service Award Proclamation Recipient
• San Diego Business Journal – Information Technology Executive of the Year Award, Finalist
• San Diego Business Journal – The Healthiest Companies in San Diego, Finalist – 2011 & 2012
• Financial Planning Magazine & The Foundation for Financial Planning – National Pro Bono Team Award Winner